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It’s been more than a year!

Hello dear creative soul!   It’s been more than a year since I last posted here! It’s been sooo long! I have somehow (like completely!) neglected posting on the blog, but all this time I continued to create art in my journals, especially in one journal in particular – the one that allowed me to …

Japanese Quince and Baby's Breath Spinea by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Japanese Quince and Baby’s Breath Spinea

Almost April? Already? I can’t believe how fast March went by! And because I love my Japanese wall calendar, for this page I got inspired from the March calendar illustration, some beautiful blooming red Japanese Quince flowers. Aproape aprilie? Deja? Nu-mi vine sa cred cat de repede a trecut luna martie! Si pentru ca iubesc calendarul …

Drawing Fuchsia Flowers in my art journal - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro >>> Mixed Media and Art Journaling

Fuchsia in Bloom

With about 110 recognized species, Fuchsia flower looks like a ballerina with many legs. It’s gracious and delicate, hanging upside down with its gorgeous coloring. This flower does not serve as wonderful painting and drawing inspiration, but it’s also a bliss for the eyes. So why not draw and paint it in my art journal?  Exista …

Messy watercolor profile face by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Messy watercolor profile face

To me, watercolor paintings seem pretty hard hard to complete, especially because I don’t care for the rules, but still I am working with watercolors which are transparent and need extra care when it comes to layering color. But I’m working in an art journal, so I’m not worrying too much. Pentru mine, pictatul in …

Portrait in colored pencils - by Cristina Parus @ creativemag.ro

Portrait in colored pencils

Remember the January 2015 colored 30 portraits in 30 days project I post about here? Some of the faces were painted using mixed media, some in watercolor, but lots of them were drawn using colored pencils.  This face you’re seeing today was inspired by a photo I found on the web and I thought it …